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Show or Hide Translations and ORFs

Translations displayed in Map and Sequence views can be shown or hidden.

Show or Hide Translations and ORFs

To show or hide predicted open reading frames (ORFs), click the "Show translations" button in the side toolbar.  

View the Translations

In Sequence view, translations of predicted ORFs will be highlighted in orange and green.

In Map view, top-strand ORFs are highlighted in orange, and bottom-strand ORFs are highlighted in green.

Choose the Translation Options

As described in the accompanying lessons, use the drop down arrow next to the Show translations button in the side toolbar to select the ORFs/translations that are displayed.

To learn how to convert a predicted ORF to a permanent CDS feature, see Convert an ORF to a Feature.